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The Voysey Inheritance

by Harley Granville Barker
Directed by David Thompson
25th February – 5th March 1994

First produced in 1906, The Voysey Inheritance is about money and morality.

Voysey & Sons is a prosperous and highly respectable firm of solicitors. When the head of the firm dies the family learn that their affluence comes from fraud: their father and grandfather made their money speculating with clients’ capital. Young Edward Voysey inherits the firm and the problem of a huge deficit. The rest of the family persuade themselves that there is no need to reconcile business with morality. No-one need know! Edward insists that the firm’s guilt be admitted, that the family forego their legacies and action be taken to set things right.

Honesty proves difficult and confrontational but makes for a compelling social drama.

Part of the Barn’s 1993-1994 Season.

CAST & CREATIVE TEAM

Directed by
David Thompson

CAST

Mr Voysey
Mrs Voysey
Trenchard Voysey, KC
Honor Voysey
Major Booth Voysey
Mrs Booth Voysey (Emily)
Edward Voysey
Hugh Voysey
Mrs Hugh Voysey (Beatrice)
Ethel Voysey
Denis Tregoning
Alice Maitland
George Booth
Rev Evan Colpus
Pheobe

CREATIVE TEAM

Lighting Design
Stage Manager
Assistant Stage Manager
Lighting Operator
Poster Design
Assistant Production Manager
Production Secretary

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